Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa, Bowness on WindermereStay at the 4* Old England Hotel & Spa in the Lake District. Enjoy an evening cocktail on the sun terrace or explore the surrounding lake district 0344 8799144 11am 4 No rates available
Private Car Park
Leisure with pool
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The Old England Hotel & Spa in the Lake District is part of The Macdonald Hotels' Luxury Signature Collection.
Private Car Park
Leisure with pool
Golf in Local Area
Number of Bedrooms: 106
Parking Spaces: 0
Steps into Hotel: 0
Check In Time: 4pm
Check Out Time: 11am
The Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa in Bowness on Windermere sits on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake. The Old England hotel is one of the finest 4 star hotels in the Lake District and offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities. From unrivalled views over the mature lawns, to private jetties and moorings on the lake – this Macdonald hotel proves a popular choice for holidays in the English Lakes.
This hotel in Cumbria boasts 106 luxurious en-suite bedrooms in one of the most scenic and beautiful parts of England. If you're looking for the ultimate in comfortable accommodation, choose one of the spacious balcony Suites and enjoy unrivalled views of the surrounding Lake District.
Take in the gorgeous views from the lakeside Restaurant whilst dining from the 2 AA Rosette award-winning menu. Only the finest British cuisine is served and Head Chef, Rohan Nevis brings the best in fine dining to Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa. For a more relaxed experience, unwind in the Terrace Lounge where you can enjoy a classic afternoon tea and your favourite Costa coffee. The sun terrace is also a great spot for evening cocktails.
The Macdonald Old England Hotel is perfect for country adventures - hire a private jetty on the lake and marvel in the glorious scenery on offer. And once you've finished exploring, a visit to the hotels spa and thermal suite is recommended for a relaxing steam.
The Macdoanld Old England Hotel & Spa in Bowness on Windermere offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa boasts stunning views of the beautiful Lake Windermere from the comfort of your luxurious and peaceful hotel room. The 106 luxurious bedrooms are comfortable, traditionally furnished and boast a range of modern conveniences.
Classic Rooms at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offer you traditional comfort and modern convenience in the heart of the Lake District. Many of the Classic Rooms are located in the historic Georgian house section of the hotel.
Executive rooms at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa are furnished to the highest standard. Designed with comfort in mind, luxurious bedding makes the Executive rooms the perfect retreat for a relaxing break in the Lake District.
· Spacious bathrooms
Spacious Feature Rooms at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offer the comfort of a Classic room with unrivalled panoramic views of the lake and fells.
· Complimentary welcome drink and refreshments
Executive Suites at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa are inviting and luxurious. Many of the spacious Executive Suites have balconies to enjoy views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells, providing you with a quiet and inspiring sanctuary in the heart of the Lake District.
· Complimentary welcome tray
· Selection of magazines
· Espresso coffee machine
· Turn down service
Feature Suites at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa are a spacious and luxurious retreat overlooking Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells. Many of the Feature Suites feature balconies, which allow you to take in the spectacular views here in the heart of the Lake District.
This room includes the same features as the Executive Suite with the addition of early evening complimentary canapés
Accessible Rooms at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa offer you exquisite comfort, luxury and style. The extra accessible features such as handrails in the bathroom Lowered switches and pull-cord alarms facilities will ensure you have plenty of peace of mind during your stay with us.
Bar & Restaurant
The Restaurant at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa sits on the shore of Lake Windermere and boasts stunning views over the lake and surrounding fells. Known locally as 'the restaurant on the lake', it offers one of the most impressive views across the water. The award-winning menu has been carefully selected by the Head Chef and the restaurant is proud to hold two AA Rosettes for modern fine-dining.
Due to the popularity of The Restaurant, we advise you to book your table in advance to avoid disappointment.
Continental - £14.95
Full - £21.50
· 7.30am-10.00am (Mon - Fri)
· 8.00am-11.00am (Weekends)
· 6.30pm-9pm (Daily)
Terrace Lounge & Cocktail Bar
The elegant Lounge & Cocktail Bar is a beautiful retreat during your visit to the Lake District. Relax in the lounge or take in the stunning views across the lake from the hotels own sun terrace.
Enjoy speciality Costa coffees throughout the day or indulge in a classic afternoon tea. In the evening, the loung is the perfect place to meet for Champagne or cocktails with an extensive choice of fine wines and spirits.
· 5.30pm (Afternoon tea served, daily)
· 11am-7pm (Hot and cold meals)
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is situated in the heart of the Cumbrian countryside, in the Lake District. Blessed with a wild and unrelenting beauty, the landscape is the ideal backdrop for a relaxing break from the stress and strain of daily life.
The spa provides you with an equal balance of luxury and tranquillity; with a staff of trained experts standing by to help you relax and unwind. There is also a range of fitness facilities including a
Technogym and heated pool.
· State of the art Technogym
· 20-metre heated swimming pool
· Sensuous spa
· Expert therapists
· Open Mon-Fri: 7am-10pm / Sat & Sun: 8am-9.30pm
· Adults only 7am-10am & 7pm-10pm
Come for indulgence at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa for a body wrap, massage or replenishing beauty treatment. The expert therapists will help you rejuvenate, relax and revitalise at the tranquil, Windermere spa. Choose from a range of treatments to help sooth your aching muscles, and leave the hotel feeling fresh and ready to face the world.
Directions to Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa in Bowness on Windermere
1.7miles from A591
1.7 miles from Windermere Rail Station
90 miles from Manchester Airport
Hotel Notice Board
Customer Notice - COVID-19: Please click here to view details of Macdonald Hotels planned procedures for welcoming guests to the hotel
Please note: Pool and gym reopens 25th July. All guests must pre-book facility use in Spa - bookings taken up to 48 hours in advance only and guests are allocated 1 hour for facility use.
The Sauna, Steam and Ice room remain closed.
Unless otherwise stated in your pacakage, guests staying on a dinner bed and breakfast basis can choose any food items from the menu to the value of £28. Anything over this amount will be added to your bill.
We are pleased to confirm that parking is available at the Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa and is charged at £20 per night for a parking space. This includes our full valet parking service. Payment for parking can be made at the hotel directly on arrival or departure.
Unfortunately the lift cannot take full size wheelchairs making the Restaurant not accessible for guests in wheelchairs. The hotel is still wheelchair friendly however the whole hotel is not fully accessible for wheelchair users.
Set on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - the hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities. From unrivalled views over our mature lawns, to private jetties and moorings on the lake. The hotel in Cumbria is perfect for country adventures - hire a private jetty on the lake and marvel in the glorious scenery on offer.
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